ECIU Energy Efficiency Regulation Poll
Poll of the British public on attitudes towards energy efficiency regulation for the ECIU
  • Around nine in ten (87%) British adults support regulations that make household appliance more energy efficient.
  • Three in five Britons say they would be happy to pay a bit extra for an energy efficient appliance or lightbulb.
  • Half of Britons (51%) say they have no idea how much energy their household appliances use, this is more so the case among women (54%) then men (47%).
  • However, two in five (39%) say that their appliances use too much energy, and two thirds (64%) believe too much energy is wasted on household appliances.
  • Two thirds of British adults (63%) believe that regulations to improve energy efficiency of their household appliances will bring down their energy bills, just 16% disagree.
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Date Published
19th February 2015
Client
Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 2,003 GB adults online between 6th and 8th February 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all GB adults aged 18+.

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